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Bead

Cylinder bead.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal Tomb B 501. 1920; Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, 750–250 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

h x 2 x 0.4 cm (1/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.2391

Medium or Technique

Green faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Beads